Sporting Challenge: The Game of Games

Playtime: 20 Minutes
Players: 2 – 8


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For up to 8 players to complete a circuit of the board, by rolling the dice to move, progressing through four performance levels: Club, County, National, International, then to complete a lap of the stadium and to finish on the podium first, having obtained sufficient: Skill, Publicity, Funding, Success, on the way.

Route: The first player throws the die to start and moves forward the number of spaces indicated. When a player lands on a square that is marked "?", a question card is taken. The question that corresponds with the number rolled on the die to get there should be answered. If it is answered correctly, the player is to move on one space. If incorrectly answered, the player is to move back one space. When a player lands on a square that is marked “♯”, a stumble card is taken from the top of the pile and the instructions followed.

The first lap – completing the four performance levels: each to be attained during the first circuit of the stadium, which are in order as each player progresses around the track: First quarter is Club, Second quarter is County, Third quarter is National, Fourth quarter is International
Before reaching the podium, the player needs to achieve an Element of: Success, Publicity, Funding, Skill

One should be obtained during each performance level as follows: Club – skill, County – success, National – funding, International – publicity

The second lap – around the stadium
By the end of the international performance level, the player should have obtained skill, success, funding and publicity. Players should then complete a second circuit of the board, a lap around the stadium, in a race to the podium. The game continues as before with the number of squares moved on each go determined by rolling the die. As before, question cards should be answered if landed on, moving on a square if correctly answered and back a square if the answer is incorrect. Stumble cards are also taken if appropriate. If an Element of skill, success, funding or publicity is lost during the final lap, it should be regained as before. The winner is the first player to arrive at the podium with all four Elements.